Definition of Picene in English:

Picene

adjective

Archaeology
  • Of or relating to Picenum (modern Piceno), an ancient region of eastern central Italy, or the pre-Roman Iron Age people and culture associated with it. Also: relating to or designating the language spoken by the people of Picenum.

noun

Archaeology
  • 1A native or inhabitant of Picenum, or of the Picene region.

  • 2The Italic language associated with the pre-Roman culture of the Picene region (now usually called "South Picene").

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Philemon Holland (1552–1637), translator. From classical Latin Pīcēnus of or belonging to Picenum (classical Latin Pīcēnum); compare -ene.

Pronunciation

Picene

/ˈpʌɪsiːn/